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UAE's Emirates expands fleet with two more Airbus A380
Dubai, April 13 (IANS) Dubai's state-owned carrier Emirates Airlines on Wednesday said it has ordered an additional two new A380 aircraft with an estimated delivery date in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 3:50:03 PM

India, UAE talk mutual investment, also in strategic oil reserve
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) India and the UAE on Friday held discussions on posssibilities of mutual investment in the oil and gas sectors, including about the latter investing in the building India's strategic oil reserve.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 5:44:04 PM

India-UAE trade has grown phenomenally: Pradhan
Dubai, April 11 (IANS) India-UAE trade has increased phenomenally in the last half century and at $60 billion per annum currently, has made the Gulf nation India's third largest trading partner since the last couple of years, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.

Monday, April 11, 2016 11:42:03 PM

Majority of extremism victims are Muslims: Ban Ki-moon
Geneva, April 9 (IANS/WAM) The vast majority of victims of violent extremism worldwide are Muslims and the objective of extremists "is for us to turn on each other [and] our unity is the ultimate rebuke for that bankrupt strategy," UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday.

Saturday, April 09, 2016 7:22:26 AM

UN chief for holistic approach to tackle extremism
Geneva, April 8 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday that a paradigm shift was needed to address violent extremism affecting communities across the globe.

Friday, April 08, 2016 9:04:05 PM

Syrian peace talks to resume on April 13
Geneva, April 7 (IANS/AKI) Peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition will resume here on April 13, UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura announced on Thursday, said media reports.

Thursday, April 07, 2016 9:42:04 PM

Saudi police officer shot dead by IS in Riyadh
Riyadh, April 5 (IANS) A Saudi police officer was shot dead in the capital city of Riyadh in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group, Al Arabiya News reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 8:50:04 PM

Over 172,000 migrants reach EU in 2016
Geneva, April 5 (IANS) The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday said 172,089 refugees and migrants have reached Europe by sea since the beginning of 2016 while 714 individuals have died attempting to do so.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 6:20:04 PM

Dubai officials plan special Amazon expedition
Dubai, April 4 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will send a team of officials on a special expedition to the Amazon rain forests in May as part of its ongoing efforts to become a sustainable innovative world class utility.

Monday, April 04, 2016 5:44:03 PM

Kerry due in Riyadh to seek mending ties with Gulf states
Riyadh, April 4 (IANS) General Secretary of Gulf Cooperation Council Abdullateef Alzayani has said that US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Gulf foreign ministers on Thursday in Manama.

Monday, April 04, 2016 9:00:05 AM

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